News

  • How to get an Auto Loan for a Used Car

    Most people buy used cars in an attempt to limit the cost of a vehicle. Therefore, it is always best if you can buy a used car without financing it. However, even used cars can be very expensive, and many buyers finance them. Used car financing is available from dealerships as well as private lenders.

    Read More
  • Taylor Harrison

    In July 2012, 11-year-old Taylor confronted a startling reality when she was diagnosed with wild-type gastrointestinal stroll tumor (GIST), an exceptionally rare cancer of the digestive system for which there is cuttingly no effective chemotherapy treatment.

    Read More
  • Best Way to Finance a Car with Bad Credit History

    While bad credit won’t stop you from being able to buy a car, it can make the decision to do so much tougher. Getting a car loan with bad credit really depends a lot on the current lending climate as well as factors such as your income, how long you've been at your current job, and how much debt you currently have.

    Here are a few tips to help you figure out how to buy a car even when you have bad credit history:

    Read More
  • Mitchell Upshaw

    Mitchell has always been a pretty healthy kid except for the usual sickness and few stitches here and there. He is an avid baseball player. It’s Mitchell’s favorite sport. During spring practice, Mitchell was practicing pitching and throwing drills where he was hit in the head by the baseball. The EMT’s were called and after they checked him they said everything looked okay but his mother, Miss Upshaw, thought otherwise. As Mitchell’s mother was talking to him on the phone, she knew that he did not sound well. His words were slurring and she knew that he needed to go to the emergency room.

    Read More
  • Is An Auto Loan Refinance Right For You?

    Most people are familiar with refinancing a home mortgage. People do it all the time – often lowering the interest rate and saving hundreds on their monthly payments, but few people think about refinancing a vehicle loan. And unlike a mortgage, the process for auto refinancing is pretty simple.

    Read More
  • Why Getting Pre-Approved for Your Auto Loan is Important

    So you’ve decided to get a new car! Have you decided on your auto loan? Not only should you research the fair value of the vehicle you’re considering, plus shop around and negotiate to get the best price, but you should also shop around for a loan. Shopping around for a car loan doesn’t sound nearly as fun as shopping for an actual car, but it’s essential if you want to avoid getting ripped off. Getting pre-approved for a car loan is so important because it turns you into a “cash buyer” and you’re in a much stronger negotiating position.

    Read More
  • Cassidy Blankenship

    Cassidy had a bad cough. She had seen many doctors and had even been put on allergy medications. One Friday night, December 4th, Cassidy was taken to the Emergency Room. The Blankenship’s thought for sure it would be pneumonia and that the X-ray would prove such. The Blankenship’s were taken into a room where the doctor read the X-ray and discovered a mass in Cassidy’s chest. The doctor told them they were not going anywhere and Cassidy would be admitted to the Children’s Hospital, Navicent Health.

    Read More
  • Mason Kruger

    By the end of March 2016, Mason’s hemoglobin levels were below normal. This low level was a major red flag for Mason’s pediatrician, and he immediately was sent to Children’s Hospital, Navicent Health. “By the time we got there, we knew Mason had something serious, but no one can prepare you to hear the word “cancer” in relation to your child,” said Brittany Kruger, Mason’s mother. Everybody thinks, “Not my family. Not us.” Mason was diagnosed with Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. There were many things affected by Mason’s diagnosis, especially his daily routine.

    Read More
  • Tips and Resources to Keep Your Debit and Credit Cards Safe

    Robins Financial Credit Union is committed to protecting your information through proven technologies and security measures. However, each member needs to safeguard their personal and financial information. The best defense against fraud is awareness. Be proactive – know what to look for to avoid being a victim of account fraud and learn how to spot scams to help protect yourself from common methods fraudsters use.

    Read More
  • What’s with The Chip On My Credit/Debit Card

    If you have a debit or credit card, you might have received a new card in the mail that has a small chip in it. The EMV or “smart” cards are now becoming the standard. But what does this chip do and why is it there?

    What does EMV stand for?
    EMV stands for Europay, MasterCard®, Visa®. It is the global standard for chip-based Debit and Credit Card transactions. It is a joint effort between Europay, MasterCard® and Visa® to ensure security and global acceptance so that MasterCard® and Visa® Cards can continue to be used everywhere.

    Read More